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June bug

June bug

or

June beetle

n
(Animals) any of various large brown North American scarabaeid beetles that are common in late spring and early summer, esp any of the genus Polyphylla. Also called: May beetle or May bug

June′ bug`

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n.
any of several large brown beetles of the genus Phyllophaga, of the scarab family, appearing in late spring and early summer.
[1825–35]
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Noun1.June bug - any of various large usually brown North American leaf-eating beetles common in late springJune bug - any of various large usually brown North American leaf-eating beetles common in late spring; the larvae feed on roots of grasses etc.
scarabaean, scarabaeid, scarabaeid beetle - any of numerous species of stout-bodied beetles having heads with horny spikes
figeater, green June beetle - large greenish June beetle of southern United States
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